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Imagine that you have been made manager of your company’s office in Japan for a one-year stay. Research online for information on the Japanese culture, including the business culture. Consider your gender in taking this position. If you are married and/or have children, consider how your family would cope with the move to Japan. Using the framework of the typical five stages of cultural shock as defined in our text, explain what types of cultural shock you would expect to encounter, and in what stage they might occur. Consider ways to alleviate the types of cultural shock that you have identified. Write at least 2 pages detailing these findings and include your reactions. Submit your Case Study response here to the Assignment Drop box.
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